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The CEO and CFO of Lordstown Motors both just resigned

The resignations follow a "going concern" warning earlier in June. Enlarge / Lordstown Motors says it will begin limited production of the Endurance EV truck later in 2021. (credit: Lordstown Motors) Life isn't getting any easier for Lordstown.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 14th, 2021

How one founder turned her extensive retail experience into an entirely new kind of shopping

The Yes founder and CEO Julie Bornstein helped some of the world’s biggest and best-loved brands develop industry leading e-commerce operations, and also served as COO at Stitch Fix, arguable one of the top success stories of digital-first fash.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News46 min. ago

Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is joining us at Disrupt 2021

Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is joining us at Disrupt 2021.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Livestream e-commerce, growth marketing interviews, CEO for a day

Thanks very much for reading Extra Crunch this week; have a great weekend. This year, livestream viewers in China are projected to spend more than $60 billion on digital shopping experiences that let them interact with influencers in real t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

For tech firms, the risk of not preparing for leadership changes is huge

A change of command is one of the most delicate moments in the life cycle of any organization. If mishandled, the transition from one CEO to the next can result in massive downsides. Jason Dressel Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk asked Tim Cook to make him CEO of Apple, new book claims

As if Elon Musk isn't running enough companies, he once may have suggested taking over as CEO of America's most valuable business, Apple......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk and Apple Deny Wild Story That He Tried To Replace Tim Cook

Several readers shared this story: Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly demanded to become Apple's CEO in a 2016 phone call with current Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to an upcoming book about Tesla. The story, shared by the Los Angeles Times, comes from P.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Elon Musk calls Apple’s App Store fees ‘a de facto global tax on the Internet’

Elon Musk is siding with Epic Games in the App Store monopoly case, with the Tesla CEO firing off a tweet Friday morning that called Apple’s Store fees “a de facto global tax on the Internet,” also adding that “Epic is right.&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Amazon releases first quarterly report under new CEO Andy Jassy

Amazon has released its first quarterly earnings report with newly minted CEO Andy Jassy at the helm, who took over for founder Jeff Bezos earlier this month......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Steve Jobs" 1973 application sold for $300,000 more in physical form than its NFT version

The single-page application for an unspecified position from the former Apple CEO went up for auction for the fourth time last week. It previously raised $18,750 in 2017, $174,757 in 2018, and $222,400 last March. On this occasion, both a physical an.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Facebook, Netflix, and Google to make vaccinations mandatory for personnel

In a note to employees (via The New York Times), Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the vaccine mandate would apply to US office locations “in the coming weeks” and to other regions “in the coming months.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Robinhood’s CFO says it was ready to go public

Robinhood says it went public because it was ready. And our read of the markets is that it's an appealing time for high-growth tech companies with a history of losses to do so. Yet it's underwater. Robinhood priced at $38 per share this wee.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Amazon sales growth slows as new CEO takes over

Amazon's final quarter with Jeff Bezos as CEO proved to be a disappointment for Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Forget “App Tracking Transparency”: Facebook is enjoying more ad revenue than ever

Facebook's CFO predicts the worst is yet to come, though. Faebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (credit: Facebook) For months, Apple and Facebook waged a PR war (with threats of a legal one) over App Tracking Transparency, a change in recent versions o.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Facebook"s Next Hardware Launch Will Be Its Ray-Ban "Smart Glasses"

Facebook's next hardware launch will be its long-awaited Ray-Ban 'smart glasses,' CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed on an earnings call this week. When exactly the glasses will arrive is unclear. We least heard they were launching some time in 2021, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Highlights of the day: EV market approaching sweet spot

EV development is fast acclerating. Jack Cheng, CEO of the Foxconn-led MIH Alliance, an open platofrm for EV development, believes the EV market may reach its sweet spot in 2025-2026. In the semiconductor sector, MediaTek has raised its outlook for f.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

EV market likely to reach sweet spot in 2025-2026, says MIH CEO

The global electric vehicle (EV) market, judging from the progress in technological development, is likely to reach its sweet spot in 2025-2026, according to Jack Cheng, CEO for the MIH Alliance, a Foxconn (Hon Hai)-led open platform for developing E.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Zuckerberg is turning trillion-dollar Facebook into a ‘metaverse’ company, he tells investors

Following the quarterly release of Facebook’s earnings numbers where the company’s CFO takes time to walk analysts through the nitty gritty of the company’s financials, CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a moment to zoom out and wax on the co.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Facebook will require employees to be vaccinated before returning to campus

Earlier today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company will require employees to be vaccinated before returning to work on-site. It was part of a larger letter sent to Google/Alphabet staff that also noted the company will be extending it.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Kotick apologizes for “tone deaf” response, promises action following lawsuit [Updated]

Activision Blizzard will remove "inappropriate" in-game content among other moves. Enlarge / Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick. (credit: Flickr / bobby-kotick) Original story 10:45 am EDT: Ahead of Wednesday's planned "Walkout for Equality".....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

eBay manager imprisoned for harassment of journalists the CEO wanted to “take down”

One ex-eBayer gets 18 months, four others await sentencing, and two face trial. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Charles O'Rear) A former eBay security manager who pleaded guilty for his role in a cyberstalking conspiracy was sentenced to 18 mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021